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Dr. Scott Karlan, MD

General Surgery
4.8 (18)
Map Pin Small West Hollywood, CA
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Scott Karlan, MD

Dr. Scott Karlan, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in West Hollywood, CA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 41 years of experience. They graduated from HARVARD UNIVERSITY / SCHOOL OF MEDICINE and is affiliated with Cedars - Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Karlan works at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood, CA with other offices in Los Angeles, CA. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Karlan's Office Locations

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    Saul and Joyce Brandman Breast Center- A Project of Women's Guild at Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Can
    8700 Gracie Allen Dr, West Hollywood, CA 90048 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 423-3277
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    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    310 N San Vicente Blvd # 3, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 423-3277

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  • Cedars - Sinai Medical Center

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    About Dr. Scott Karlan, MD

    Specialties
    • General Surgery
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    • 41 years of experience
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    • HARVARD UNIVERSITY / SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
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